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Clinical Training and Workforce Development

Work towards or advance your professional credentials in substance use disorder treatment.

Nurturing NJ’s Thriving Clinical Workforce

Advance Your Addiction Counseling Career

NJPN’s Clinical Training and Workforce Development program provides NJ-based professionals with certification, licensure, advanced credentialing, and renewal training that accelerate careers and help to build healthier communities statewide and beyond.

With access to the latest evidence-based trainings, internship assistance, professional guidance, resource access, and networking opportunities, program students have everything they need to make their mark on the world and create a lasting, positive impact on their local communities.

Initial & Advanced Certifications

Advance your career with our NJ-state approved addiction training certification courses.

Trainings for Renewal Credits

Earn your Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for maintaining your hard-earned credentials.

Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarships are available to eligible students who intern or work in NJ DMHAS-approved agencies.

Professional Guidance

The NJPN team provides individualized support and professional guidance to every Invest in You student.

Clinical Professional Development

Advance Your Addiction Counseling Career

Prospective Students

Are you curious or just dipping your toes into an addiction counseling career? Learn more about how NJPN can help you become certified or licensed as a CDA, CADC, or LCADC.

New to Addiction Counseling
Prospective Students

Current Students

NJPN is committed to nurturing your success while you’re on the path to initial certification or licensure. Find tools, information, and resources that support your learning experience.

Initial Certification
Current Students

Licensed or Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LCADCs and CADCs)

NJPN offers trainings and other support opportunities for those that have already achieved certification or licensure and need renewal credits to maintain license/certification.

Skilled Practitioner
Licensed or Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LCADCs and CADCs)

Certified and Licensed Clinicians

Helping professionals across the continuum of care commonly encounter individuals with substance use and related disorders. We invite helping professionals across the continuum of care to come and expand their knowledge about substance use and related disorders. Helping professionals we serve include but are not limited to: LPC, LAC, LCSW, LSW, LMFT, LMFT-A, LRC, LPAT, and LAAT.

Skilled Practitioner
Certified and Licensed Clinicians

Clinical Supervisors

You’ve invested in yourself and your community with a career in substance use disorder treatment. Now it’s time for something greater—supervising other substance use disorder counselor interns.

Senior Level Practitioner
Clinical Supervisors

Addiction Course Trainers

Calling all LCADCs! Help expand the substance use disorder treatment and recovery workforce—join the NJPN Clinical Workforce team
as an "Invest in You" course trainer for our CADC and LCADC students.

Specialized Consultant
Addiction Course Trainers

What People Are Saying

“I had a positive experience. Online learning allows opportunities for increased levels of social networking to gather more comprehensive resources.”

L/CADC Program Graduate

Resources for Success

Students have access to tools and guidance that support their addiction counseling training.

ADC Internships

NJPN helps connect eligible individuals with DMHAS licensed treatment agencies seeking ADC Interns.

Scholarships & Fees

Scholarships are available to qualifying students.


Have Questions?

Made possible by NJ Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

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